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New England Boatworks 53


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World Yachts, Inc

15415 Woodbridge Road
Brookfield, Wisconsin, 53005
United States

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Make New England Boatworks
Model 53
Year 2004
Condition Used
Price US$198,000
Fractional Shares 1
Type Sail
Class Racer
Length 53 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Composite
Location Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Tax Status Tax Not Applicable
LOA 53 ft
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model Sail Drive
Fuel Type Diesel
Designer Nelson Marek
Builder New England Boatworks


Available is a Bruce Nelson designed carbon rocketship. Optimized in 2005 for the IRC rule with a new keel, modified mast for masthead A-Sails and reballasted. The boat is in excellent condition with a superior sail inventory for both inshore & offshore racing, 32 sails in all. State of the art electronics as well as custom deck gear by Harken. Excellent opportunity, call listing broker for complete details. Good Sail inventory by North. Call for more info. Major price reduction.



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Length Overall: 52'9''
Length at Waterline: 46'11''
Beam: 12'6''
Max Draft: 10'6''
Ballast: 8,900
Displacement: 25,000


Total Power: 40


Utilizing a proven combination of vacuum-bagging, heat-cured carbon pre-preg inner and outer skins, varying densites of core-cell and airlite structural linear foam core (foam density is dictated by stress-map analysis) this 53 footer is stiff, tough, strong & light. The hull mold has been constructed to high tolerances using computer-drawn, laser cut framing, qan dthe mold skin has been painstakingly faired. The pre-preg hull and deck laminates, which use SP Systems epoxy pre-preg uni-directional and double-bias fabrics, are heat cured in NEB's full size composites climate controled room.


Ockam instruments, all functions including headstay load and performance targets. Five Magnum displays on mast with push button selector for each at the helm. Three Matrix displays on forward and aft cockpit bulkheads.

  • Raymarine C-120 Plotter/Radar 15'' screen.
  • Radar antenna on removable carbon mast.
  • Unicomp slimpro 620 computer
  • Mag Innovation 14" LCD flat panel monitor.
  • Power max cellphone anatenna amplifier.
  • Alpine AM/FM CD receiver
  • Audio XM satellite receiver
  • Simrad autopilot
  • Northstar 952X GPS
  • Furano GP 31 GPS
  • ICOM IC-M402 VHF
  • ICOM IC- M710 SSB w/ automatic antenna tuner
  • Motorola iridium Sat. Phone


All mainsail controls run to aft control pod. Custom hydraulic vang with controls sticks. Harken stoppers & deck blocks. Lateral adjustable jib cars.


Complete Harken Grand-Prix winch system with pedestal grinders

  • Mainsheet; 2-65 three speed self tailing, pedestal driven
  • Halyards etc; 2-55 three speed self tailing
  • Runner; 2-65 three speed self tailing
  • Primary; 2-65 three speed ratch base sheave, pedestal driven.

Rig & Rigging

Custom built, carbon fiber 4 spreader mast by Hall, fractional & masthead, with runners and checkstays. Four carbon fiber spinnaker poles, two short & two long, to accomodate either factional or masthead kites. Two reaching struts. Complete high tech halyards, runners, sheets & guys with ample spares.




                 Promo Sail Inventory by North Sails


Code 2S                               2006                            600 Airx

Mainsail, PHRF Max            2009                            3DL 860L Carbon

Jib Lt/Med                            2009                             3DL 860 L Carbon

Code 1.5   ASAIL                 2009                             600 AirX

Code 2       ASAIL                2009                              600 AirX

Jib Hwy                                2009                              3DL 860L Carbon

Jib #2                                   2010                              3Di

Code 1    ASAIL                   2010                              500 AirX

Code Zero                            2010                              Spectra


 The above inventory in like new condition as they were not used in 2011, 2012 & 2013


In addition, there are about 25 Quantums,  some very nice.


Call for a complete list.


  • Custom boat cradle for storage & shipping
  • Hydraulic mast jack
  • Winslow life raft 8 person
  • Winslow life raft 6 person



Specifications are derived from various sources, including but not limited to manufacturers literature. Individual boats of the same model description may vary. Equipment listed is based on information provided to World Yachts Inc.
As Broker. Equipment inventory is not verified by Broker, and Broker makes no warranties, express or implied as to the condition of any item listed or on board vessel. Buyer is advised to independently verify all gear, equipment and specifications as presented and to independently evaluate the condition of same prior to purchase.


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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